Year 3 – Computing systems and networks – Connecting computers

Curriculum KS2 Unit


Challenge your learners to develop their understanding of digital devices, with an initial focus on inputs, processes, and outputs. Start by comparing digital and non-digital devices, before introducing them to computer networks that include network infrastructure devices like routers and switches.

Unit guide

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Learning graph

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Summative assessment

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Summative answer

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Lesson 1

How does a digital device work?

Lesson 2

What parts make up a digital device?

Lesson 3

How do digital devices help us?

Lesson 4

How am I connected?

Lesson 5

How are computers connected?

Lesson 6

What does our school network look like?